The Members' Meeting is one of the three permanent institutional bodies of the EITI Association. The Meeting is held in connection with the EITI Global Conference

The main task of the Members' Meeting is to appoint an EITI Board for the next three years. A list of the members of the EITI Association can be found here (link to follow).

The agenda and minutes of the Members' Meetings is available here

Co-hosted by the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and EITI, this forum will promote dialogue and exchange good practices for enhancing transparency, governability and trust in the region’s extractives governance.

The main goal of this forum is to analyse the lessons learned from the governance strengthening process in the extractive sector and define an agenda for the future. The event will focus on discussing common challenges,

The EITI International Secretariat, in collaboration with the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, hosted a meeting on commodity trading transparency in Lausanne, Switzerland.

The purpose of the meeting is to bring together representatives from government, state-owned enterprises, industry and civil society working with commodity trading in order to discuss the various benefits of improved commodity trading transparency, share experiences with reporting on commodity sales,

Improving beneficial ownership transparency in the Asia and Pacific region is key to addressing corruption risks in the extractive sector, improving business climate, avoiding conflicts of interests for politically exposed persons, and preventing the use of shell companies from perpetrating illicit financial flows, money laundering and bribery. According to the 2016 EITI Standard, EITI countries are required to ensure that by 1 January 2020,

Agenda and minutes will be published here. Follow the meeting on Twitter with #EITIKyiv19

​​Decisions taken at the Board meeting: see, decisions including BM-42 in the reference number were taken in Kyiv (Board meeting 42). 

Pictures of the Board meeting on Flickr

Find an overview of all Board meetings here

The Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) hosted a roundtable discussion on Emerging Trends and Priorities in Extractives Industries Governance at its offices on 14 January 2019, 14:30 - 16:30. 

The gathered Norway-based representatives from the oil, gas and mining industry, civil society, the investor community, academia, government agencies and the diplomatic corps to discuss emerging trends in extractive industries governance,

Harnessing the potential of the extractive sector

Programme in English and FrenchKey take-aways (powerpoint slides PDF News item and

The 41st Board meeting took place from 30-31 October in Senegal, Dakar.

Agenda and minutes are published here. Follow the meeting on twitter with #EITIDakar18

The Board meeting will be followed by the Beneficial Ownership Conference

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The New Politics of Development: Fragility, Taxation and State-building is a two-day conference hosted by the TaxCapDev Research Network, NUPI, CMI and Tax Justice Network –Norway. The aim of the conference is to establish a platform for exchange of knowledge and experiences of taxation and state building in fragile states.

The conference will be based on presentations from countries that have experienced some success in building more effective regimes for taxation and natural resource management,

The International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) is the world’s premier global forum for bringing together heads of state, civil society, the private sector and more to tackle the increasingly sophisticated challenges posed by corruption. The theme this year is "Together for development, peace and security: now is the time to act".